Skip to main content

About your Search

English 23
Search Results 0 to 22 of about 23 (some duplicates have been removed)
by president obama on the very spot where martin luther king gave that speech 50 years ago. but behind the scenes there's a lot going on, too. today, first lady michelle obama is hosting an event at the white house on civil rights history. she's previewing a film there. there's an educational conference going on. faith leaders have been in town talking to president obama about education and unemployment and other issues that they hope they can move forward. the big focus, the event and the speech tomorrow. richard? >> what an anniversary it will be. thank you, tracie potts. >>> george zimmerman's legal team wants the state of florida to cover the cost of some of his legal fees. the legal team is seeking between 200,000 dld in $300,000. >>> a second washington state teen accused of beating world war ii veteran delbert belton to death appeared in court on monday. the 16-year-old is being held on $2 million bail. he was charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery. >>> monday marked the first day of school for chicago children and the first day of the city's safe passage prog
since the march on washington. president obama will stand in martin luther king jr.'s place to mark that anniversary. is this the president' mlk moment? we will look ahead to his speech. >>> we are following new reports that george zimmerman wants the state of florida to pay his legal bills. it leads to our question for you today. should the state of florida pay? head to facebook or tweet me. your responses will be on later in the show. you like to keep your family healthy and fit. do the same for your dog. introducing purina dog chow light & healthy. it's a deliciously tender and crunchy kibble blend... ...with 20% fewer calories than dog chow. new purina dog chow light & healthy. ♪ [ male announcer ] bob's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today his doctor has him on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. >>> coming up later today, the president will host a private reception in honor of the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. tomorrow it will
of that is at the end president obama delivering a speech at the very site where martin luther king delivered his i have a dream speech 50 years ago. that's happening tomorrow, but there are some events leading up to that today. at the white house, a film screening hosted by first lady michelle obama. she'll be speaking there. there's an educational response happening there as well. the big event, hundreds of thousands of people expected here on the national mall tomorrow. >> that's going to be quite a sight. thank you, tracie. >>> some stories making news. george zimmerman's legal team wants the state of florida to cover some of his legal fees. they're seeking between 200 and $300,000. >>> a second teen accused of beating delbert belton to death on monday, the 16-year-old is being held on $2 million bail is charged with first degree murder and first degree robby. >>> monday marks the first day of school for the city of chicago school children and also the safe walking paths. >>> and former reality tv star has filed a lawsuit against her ex-husband for stealing and hacking his way into her private infor
pronounced in a spine tingling speech, and many say it is not fully realized. >> what year was martin luther king assassinated? >> 1968. >> people are getting ready to watch a film on the civil rights movement. obama in the white house, prejudice is alive and well in america. >> you can tell. old habits are hard to break. >> we have live the life we have lived as afro-americans, it is hard to get over. say you have arrived. you cannot arrive when it is about who you are now. this running through the nation's capital can seem like a sharp dividing line. over there, you can see the capitol, the white house, and on than 90%, more african-american. it is a very different story. on this side of the river, the unemployment is nearly double the rate. about 40% of the prison population is african-american. when the food stamps run out, as they do at the end of the month, they come here, not just the destitute, but the tired, the working poor. one woman has worked all of her life and finds it difficult to accept charity. she was in the march 50 years ago. >> now, you do not have the money to pay your
from which martin luther king delivered his i have a dream speech. what a day it's going to be tomorrow. president obama has signaled what may be the framework through which he talks about race tomorrow, linking economic inequality and racial inequality in a speech to college students in new york last week. let's listen to what may have been a preview. >> what we've also seen is that the legacy of discrimination, slavery, jim crow has -- has meant that some of the institutional barriers for success for a lot of groups still exist. you know, african-american poverty in this country is still significantly higher than other groups. same is true for latinos. same is true for native americans. >> clarence page is a columnist, a pulitzer prize winning columnist for the chicago tribune. and glen flush is senior white house reporter for politico, whose piece today is headlined "obama, race, and class." glen, give us a sense of what you can report or predict even about the president's approach to race and economics tomorrow at the lincoln memorial. >> well, i think it's going to be a combination
th anniversary of the many marching on washington joining president obama and former president clinton and jimmy carter remembering martin luther king j "i have a dream" teach with munitions -- musicians scheduled. >> an attorney for george zimmerman will ask the state of florida to cover up to $300,000 of his legal spends -- expenses. the lawyer says the law requires the state to pay all legal costs because he was acquitted of all charges after a five week trial in the shooting of trayvon martin. >> the mcmansion is back after downsizing during the recession the average size of a new home in the united states is now larger than ever. the "wall street journal" reports new homes are now a record 2,642 square feet larger than the record of 2,561 square feet in usually 23 -- 2009. home builders can make more money helping to pay for the rising cost of land and the bay area is included in the new trend and according to a recent housing report, the san jose sunnyvale and santa clara markets saw the 4th biggest increase in home sizes in the nation with a 15 percent jump. >> the numbe
in celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. the trio will join president obama and former presidents bill clinton and majority, tomorrow at the tribute at the lincoln memorial. the let freedom ring commemoration remembers dr. dr. martin luther king jr. i have a dream speech with musical performances. >> in san francisco, plain clothe police will wear cameras during property certain. the project comes after questionable drug raids at residential hotels in 2011. the prosecution dropped dozens of cases after footage from the hotel security prompted allegations the officers lied of the circumstances of drug searches and arrests. police were also accused of stealing from suspects. the cameras will be warn on their chest. >> oakland police, the c.h.p., and the coast guard and other bay area agencies have joined forces to clean out the oakland estuary. dozens of officers gathered at jack london square boarding boats and will patrol the waters looking for abandoned or illegal boats and anything el in the estuary they deem "dangerous." >> mike nicco is ahead with the for
luther king on to president obama speech tomorrow, the pillars, i think they are powerful statements that on how weak we are on issues of race, there is an undergird to our veins that pushes us to be better. having said that, i still believe there is a great deal of work to do, and honestly, that work begins in my own community, the black community. wasted in some sense parts of the legacy that has been handed to us. when you look at the systemic issues that impact their community, whether it is from an educational and criminal justice or health care, have to take ownership and responsibility as well in defining the next stages of progress. we are a post-civil rights generation. there is no doubt about that. with those that walked worked andught -- fought with king, it is now our time to take ownership of legacy, history and writing the history in our own voice he comes increasingly important. host: let me add a piece of tape from reince priebus at yesterday's rnc event talking about the party's message on civil rights. [video clip] proud, rich has a history of opportunity, but we ca
of the civil rights movement. president obama will likely note racial progress made in the last 50 years. some people aren't satisfied with the current civil rights leaders in america. here is liberal journalist margaret carlson. >> we've gone from martin luther king to the reverend al sharpton. as a leader as he is trying to be this weekend, it is very d disspiriting. >> probably time for everyone to take crop of where civil rights stands. i asked juan this question as well. do you think he represents the african-american community well, al, that constantly backs the wrong horse? do you think he does them a disservice? >> no, i don't think he represents well. the idea of comparing any black leader with martin luther king is nearly impossible. this was in my view, this is the greatest american maybe since abraham lincoln. i just don't think you can take al sharpton and martin luther king in the same sentence. i know people are dissatisfied. the black community is diffuse whatever it is in the country, usually in pulpits. are blacks better off? some ways they are, some they're not. >> some, gre
obama and former presidents clinton and carter. it will take place at the very spot where dr. martin luther king, jr. delivered his i have a dream speech back in 1963. >>> driving into the city is going big issue tomorrow morning and afternoon. office personnel management is urging federal workers to stay home and telework tomorrow if that's possible. the federal government will be open tomorrow. >>> if you do plan to drive get ready for a lot of detours. a lot of roads are closed including the memorial bridge. news 4 transportation reporter adam tuss has a look at what you need to know to get around town tomorrow. >> reporter: the march close, the anticipation already great. now it's time to put the transportation game plan in place. some already making a test run. >> we walked from our downtown hotel and we're going to walk again tomorrow. >> smart move. >> reporter: this couple visiting from chicago walking is a good option especially since many roads around the mall start close right around 3:00 in the morning. one of the biggest impacts is the complete closure of the memorial br
obama, our first african-american president will take to the steps of the lynnon memorial and deliver a speech exactly 50 years to the day after dr. martin luther king delivered his inspiring words to a crowd of hundreds of thousands. there to watch peacefully -- there to match peacefully for jobs and freedom. the expectations on the president are great. and been surely his speech will be praised by some and criticized by others. for more, i'm pleased to be joined by founder of operation joe john hope bryant and former u.n. ambassador ambassador consider andrew young. thank you to you both for being here. ambassador young, you knew very well dr. martin luther king jr. and give me sort of your thoughts about 50 years later, seeing an african-american president stand in that same place on the lincoln memorial and deliver a speech in front of another march on washington or at least a commemoration of it. >> well, he might need to deliver some of the same speech that never got heard. dr. king's introduction was in a sense we've come to our nation's capital to cash a check. when the archit
others did not. >> now coming up, as president obama prepares to commemorate 50 years since the march on washington and martin luther king jr.'s dream, there's a new fight for rights brewing in states across the country. we'll discuss that with the nation's ari berman next. when we made our commitment to the gulf, bp had two big goals: help the gulf recover and learn from what happened so we could be a better, safer energy company. i can tell you - safety is at the heart of everything we do. we've added cutting-edge technology, like a new deepwater well cap and a state-of-the-art monitoring center, where experts watch over all drilling activity twenty-four-seven. and we're sharing what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> 50 years later, if dr. king could pakistani to us, he would say we've come a distance, we've made a lot of progress. we're in the process of laying down the burden of race. but we're not there yet. >> tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the march on washington, since martin luther kingstad before the
. we will hear from bill clinton, oprah winfrey, martin luther king jr.'s son and at around 3:00 eastern, from president obama. at 4:00, tamron hall has a special program that will have dr. king's speech from 1963 in sits entirety all here on msnbc tomorrow. we'll see you then. buildi ng a nimatronics buildi is all about getting things to work together. the timing. the actions. the reactions. everything has to sync up. my expenses are no different. membership streamlines your business expenses. with receiptmatch from american express just shoot your business card receipts and they're automatically matched up with the charges on your online statement. i'm john kaplan, and i'm a member of a synchronized world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. help keep teeth clean and breath play close.fresh and close. with beneful healthy smile food. with special crunchy kibbles and great taste...'s a happy way to a healthy smile. new beneful healthy smile food and snacks ♪ we go, go, we don't have to go solo ♪ ♪ fire, fire, you can take me higher ♪ ♪ ta
to compete. he cheated. >> more than cheating. sabotage. >>> 50 years ago tomorrow the reverend martin luther king jr. gave famous "i have a dream" speech on the steps of the lincoln memorial. >> tomorrow, president obama will give his own speech. next, i'll speak with former king aid and u.n. ambassador, andrew young, about the future of the civil rights movement. >>> we're waiting if the white house briefing. we'll bring that to you as soon as it starts. i'm a careful investor. when you do what i do, you think about risk. i don't like the ups and downs of the market, but i can't just sit on my cash. i want to be prepared for the long haul. ishares minimum volatility etfs. investments designed for a smoother ride. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional investors choose ishares for their etfs. ishares by blackrock. call 1-800-ishares for a prospectus, which includes investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. read and consider it carefully before investing. risk includes possible loss of principal. a man who doesn't stand still. but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregul
anniversary of the march on washington. the trio join president obama and former presidents bill clinton and majority at the tribute at the lincoln memorial. the "let freedom ring" remembers dr. martin luther king jr. "i have a dream" speech and musicians are scheduled to perform, as well. >> attorneys for george zimmerman will ask the state of florida to cover some of the $300,000 in george zimmerman legal expenses. he told a newspaper yesterday that the law requires the state to pay legal costs because george zimmermans with acquitted. after a five-week trial he was acquitted of all charges in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. >> happening today on the peninsula the palo alto parks and recreation commission will consider an ordinance to make it illegal to feed wildlife and ferrell animals. our media partner reports places like the duck pond and palo alto nature preserve are off limits. officials say feeding wild live does more harm than good causing health problems, overcrowding, and impacting water quality. asan francisco public library is cracking down on bathroom con
by martin luther king jr. you had lincoln who signed the emancipation process and had to be pushed by douglas. president obama is the first to speak about race as he did in the issue on trayvon martin and on issue around stand your ground as we still as a community have to push to remove such laws as evenly applied and complicated the entire issue down in florida. i would applaud president obama what he has done but we still have a lot of work we need to do. >> you want more from the president. reverend dr. oats moss iii of the united church of the christ, thank you for your time today. >>> how are you advancing the dream? tweet us and watch martin luther king jr.'s complete i have a dream speech hosted by tamron hall tomorrow on msnbc on 4:00 p.m. eastern. >>> last night, a state judge declared gay marriage is now legal in bernalilo county making it the third new mexico county to allow same-sex marriage. one of the kampls of examples of couples taking their fight to court instead of relying on politicians. they are trying to get the gay rights recognized in 15 states. what you wea
. we will hear from president obama the steps of the lincoln , where martin luther king jr. delivered his i have a dream speech 50 years ago today. we'll have live coverage, including comments from bill clinton and jimmy carter. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] dick cheney and his daughter liz spoke on a range of issues. this is from earlier this summer. this is one hour and 20 minutes. >> well, we are delighted to be here tonight. i have watched the development of the organization of bill and tony thompson. probably would not have gotten elected to congress in 1978 if they'll and tony had not helped me get cheyenne. you may or may not agree with the outcome, but it was all liberal. it has been a privilege to have the opportunity to spend time with my daughter. as i finished up my time in the white house, i decided to write a book, and it is nice to have your oldest child interested in your old war stories. i notice she has the book in her lap. i have no idea what is planned. i am not sure where this is going. what it is all good, all good. i'm delighted to be h
landmarks in my hometown. behind me is the lincoln memorial, president obama and former presidents will be speaking on the march on washington. of course the highlight that day the "i have a dream" speech by dr. martin luther king jr., one man who not only witnessed it but walked away with a piece of it as well. >> we hold these to be self-evident that all men are created equal. >> it took place right here in this designated spot. as i look back now, i can feel a little nervousness inside my body, a little tremor because i certainly do it a lot differently than i did then. >> reporter: 50 years ago, he was a former college basketball star, who was a last-minute volunteer, had a coveted spot during the podium during martin luther king jr.'s speech. >> how far away from dr. king were you standing? >> i was to left probably seven or eight security people away. >> reporter: but george's story really begins with what happens after the speech. >> thank goth almighty. we are free at last. >>. >> reporter: the place was going berserk. what did you do? >> people were st
approved. >>> tomorrow president obama will take part in a commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the march on washington. the president will speak from the steps of the lincoln memorial where martin luther king gave the famous i have a dream speech on august 29, 1963. the president was two years old then. >>> george zimmerman's lawyer reportedly wants the state of florida to pay $300,000 of his legal fees. he reportedly said that last night. he says since zimmerman was acquitted state law requires florida to pay for his legal costs. zimmerman was acquitted of all charges including second degree murder for the shooting death of trayvon martin last year. >>> a former child psychiatrist from san mateo was sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting five patients. he may have sexually abused 50 boys. many of those cases fell outside of the statute of limitation. the justice system referred children to him for decades despite getting complaints about sexual abuse. he'll be required to pay a $10,000 fine and he'll have to register as a sex offender. >>> serious crash in livermo
against syria. returns is slated to september 29, but the obama administration action against president bashar al-assad assad might be imminent. 22 house members cosigned a letter, including one democrat from texas. it has been 50 years since the march on washington, where martin luther king gave his "i have a dream those quote speech. you can see that event live tonight at eight eastern here on c-span. morning's washington journal, more about the 1963 march. our guests include professor , a sociology professor at georgetown university. lmann.joined by own ul you can see washington journal live tomorrow morning at 7:00 eastern here on c-span. tomorrow, president obama attends a ceremony on the steps of the lincoln memorial to commemorate the anniversary. he will be joined former presidents bill clinton and jimmy carter. members of martin luther king junior's family. we will have that live tomorrow at 11 a.m. eastern, also on c- span. click c-span, we bring public affairs events from washington directly to you, putting you in the room at congressional hearings, white house events, briefi
, president obama will make a speech right there in front of the lincoln memorial for the 50th anniversary of dr. martin luther king's "i have a dream" speech. whatever your politics this is a remarkable moment for an african-american president to speak there. 50 years after dr. king sdpp what can we expect to hear from the president tomorrow? >> politico's glen thrush has a look at what the president will say and start out as we would expect with taking stock of racial progress, but then the president is going to look ahead to these fall economic fights you were talking about at the top of the show and he's going to tie martin luther king goals, this was after all a march and rally about jobs, 50 years ago, to the president's agenda, both what he accomplished in his first term as far as health care and lilly ledbetter pay equity act, some infrastructure funding through the stimulus and his goals for the second term which include immigration, more infrastructure funding and, of course, the implementation of obama care. so we're going to see in this, the president's practical side. and that
] >> tomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the march on washington for jobs and freedom where martin luther king made his "i have a dream swts speech. to mark the anniversary, a number of civil rights leaders as well as presidents obama, clinton and carter will speak on the steps of the lincoln memorial at 11 a.m. eastern. and just before the march tomorrow morning, "washington journal" takes a look at how the nation has changed this the 50 years since the march on washington. our guests are author michael eric dyson and "usa today" managing editor owen ullmann "washington journal" is live every morning at 7 eastern on c-span. >> one of the things i looked as as i was exploring this was a lot of the county records in which these college cans, the counties where these colleges are. and when you look at the colonial county records, very often you'll have the name of the president or the name of the professor and then listed with their taxable property finish. >> all right. >> -- will be an enslaved person or two or three. >> did students bring their slaves? >> yes, students -- >> students actually
Search Results 0 to 22 of about 23 (some duplicates have been removed)